Definitions for holdingˈhoʊl dɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hold•ingˈhoʊl dɪŋ(n.)

  1. the act of one that holds.

  2. a section of land leased or otherwise tenanted, esp. for agricultural purposes.

  3. Often, holdings. legally owned property, as securities.

    Category: Business

  4. holdings, the collection of books, periodicals, and other materials in a library.

    Category: Library Science

  5. the illegal obstruction of an opponent, as in football, basketball, or ice hockey, by use of the hands, arms, or stick.

    Category: Sport

Origin of holding:

1175–1225

Princeton's WordNet

  1. retention, keeping, holding(noun)

    the act of retaining something

  2. property, belongings, holding(noun)

    something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone

    "that hat is my property"; "he is a man of property";

Wiktionary

  1. holding(Noun)

    Something that one owns, especially stocks and bonds.

  2. holding(Noun)

    A determination of law made by a court.

  3. holding(Noun)

    A tenure; a farm or other estate held of another.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Holding

    of Hold

  2. Holding(noun)

    the act or state of sustaining, grasping, or retaining

  3. Holding(noun)

    a tenure; a farm or other estate held of another

  4. Holding(noun)

    that which holds, binds, or influences

  5. Holding(noun)

    the burden or chorus of a song

Freebase

  1. Holding

    The holding is a court's determination of a matter of law based on the issue presented in the particular case. In other words: under this law, with these facts, this result.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'holding' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1433

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'holding' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2036

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'holding' in Nouns Frequency: #1985

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